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Lutheran Ordinariate coming?

Vatican Insider has something today about some Lutherans who are getting nervous about the Holy Father establishing an Ordinariate for Lutherans, along the lines of that which he established for Anglicans.
“A Lutheran ordinariate? That’s a bad sign”
An ordinariate for Lutherans … Continue reading

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London: Soho homosexual Masses to end, parish entrusted to Ordinariate

In the UK’s best Catholic Weekly, The Catholic Herald, we read some doubly-good news.
Archbishop Nichols ends ‘Soho Masses’ after six years
By MARK GREAVES
Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster has announced that Masses in Soho organised for gay people are to end.
He … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF on Anglican Ordinariate and SSPX

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald with my emphases:
Head of the CDF urges Catholics to welcome ordinariate converts
Catholics in England and Wales should welcome members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, the new prefect of … Continue reading

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Lutheran Ordinariate?

Could there be an Ordinariate for former Lutherans in a way similar to those for former Anglicans?
It is hard for me to see how. Perhaps it could be possible.
From CWN:
The president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity said … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI establishes Anglican Ordinariate in Australia

Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity.
From The Catholic Herald:
Pope Benedict XVI has established a personal ordinariate in Australia and named a Lancashire-born former bishop of the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) to lead it.
The ordinariate, the world’s third for … Continue reading

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Anglicans becoming Catholics: a concrete instance

I am, these days, especially happy to read good news.  A kind reader let me in on this fine development, made possible by the Pope of Christian Unity, Benedict XVI.
There is an Anglican//Episcopalian parish, St. Luke’s, in Bladensburg, Maryland, which … Continue reading

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More fruits of Anglicanorum coetibus!

The print edition of the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, has an item by the loverly and persistent Anna Arco about four more Anglican priests resigning their positions in order to join the Ordinariate of Our Lady of … Continue reading

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Do I hear an “Amen!”?

HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE STATEMENT ABOUT THE PERSONAL ORDINARIATE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM IN ENGLAND AND WALES
In accordance with the provisions of the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus of Pope [of Christian Unity] Benedict XVI (November 4, … Continue reading

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Joint Statement of Archbps. Nichols (Catholic) and Williams (Anglican)

The doors to the Church are always open to those wishing to enter.  Now there is not only a door open to Anglicans, but also a house full of furniture.
The Holy Father will establish ordinariates for Anglicans who wish to … Continue reading

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